Wealthy clients hire Actives from Dollhouses at great expense for various purposes, including heists, sexual encounters, assassinations, expert counsel, and all manner of unique experiences.
Marnifer: The show probes the myriad aspects of what it means to own your own body, to be a person, to have an identity.
There are also examinations of the achievements and consequences of humans playing God.
The Los Angeles branch of the Paley Center for Media is currently conducting their annual William S. This two-week event spotlights a group of noteworthy television series and television luminaries, with each night devoted to a different show or person.
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Set in Chicago, the show is about five single friends who turn to each other for moral and sometimes physical support, as they mine the dating world looking for The One.
Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon under Mutant Enemy Productions.After the second season finale, the series was cancelled.The story follows Echo (Eliza Dushku), a "doll" or "Active" for the Los Angeles "Dollhouse", one of several fictional facilities, called "Houses", run by a company which hires out human beings to wealthy clients.Sometimes the show that's being honored by the press and fans at the Paley Fest is one of those "dark horses." It's not always a show that's been given a second season and sometimes, as in has been a show that's been picked apart and analyzed from all angles, dating back even to before the first episode even aired.Creator Joss Whedon is such a beloved force of nature that anything he touches receives immediate attention and/or reverence.They understand the story that Whedon is trying to tell, and they also know that the once-powerful Nielsen Box is no longer a viable way of tracking a show's success, or even actual viewership.